Moon landings: 40 years on

Last updated: 30 july, 2009 - 11:56 GMT

In part two of the series into the modern day space rush, Richard Hollingham learns how British space scientists are using low cost components to develop the latest orbital technologies.


  • The second man on the moon explains the symbolism behind the Apollo 11 insignia


  • Would the moon landings have happened without the cold war?


Audio feature

  • The sound of the moon landing - precisely 40 years after touchdown

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